By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

CHICAGO (CBS)– The Chicago Teachers Union will pay respects to its former president Karen Lewis with a virtual shiva.

The Jewish tradition offers mourners a chance to share memories and offer condolences.

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The Zoom gathering will take place Wednesday and Thursday night from 5 to 7 p.m.

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Lewis died earlier this week after a long battle with brain cancer.

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Information about attending the virtual gathering can be found on the CTU website. 

CBS 2 Chicago Staff